New York State Education Department
Individualized Education Program (IEP)
Introduction to the IEP
Optional Student Information Summary Form
Present Levels of Performance and Individual Needs
Slide 2: Introduction
Welcome to this pre-recorded presentation about New York State’s (NYS) model individualized education program (IEP). This presentation is the first of a series of three PowerPoint presentations regarding the State’s model IEP form and related guidance.
Module 1 presents information on the optional Student Information Summary form as well as NYS’ IEP form and information specific to documenting a student’s present levels of performance in the IEP.
Module 2 presents IEP form information regarding a student’s measurable post-secondary goals and transition needs, annual goals, short-term instructional objectives, reporting progress to parents and recommendations for special education programs and services.
Module 3 presents IEP form information regarding the recommendations to address the student’s needs and goals, including 12-month services, testing accommodations, coordinated set of transition activities (if applicable), participation in State and district-wide assessments, participation with students without disabilities, special transportation and placement.